Lee: Robert Eugene “Bobby” Bembry, age 78, died peacefully in his sleep Thursday, January 23, 2014 at his home in Lee.
His memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2014 at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel. Visitation will be Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home.
He was born in Dasher, Ga., and grew up in Hamilton County and in Lee. He was a farmer most of his life and really loved to grow things and share them with others. He was always willing to help those in need and he loved telling others the Good News of Jesus Christ’s saving grace. He liked to read and fish and loved watching college football, especially the Florida State Seminoles and the Georgia Bulldogs. He served in both the United States Air Force and the United States Army. He was a faithful member of Midway Church of God, only missing services if he or a family member were in the hospital.
He is survived by two sons, Jacob Eugene Bembry and Daniel Franklin Bembry, both of Lee; two daughters, Debra Ann Leutner of Sopchoppy and Abbie Gail Bembry of Lee; two sisters, Sarah Bembry of Tallassee, Ala., and Nina Dodd (Mike) of Lee; three grandchildren, Morgan Leutner of Crawfordville and Ryan and Shannan Leutner, both of Killdeer, N.D.; and three great-grandchildren, Braxton Taff, Isabella Taff and Kathryn Taff of Crawfordville.
In lieu of flowers, you may make donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 8382 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32259 or to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Louella Sealey Bembry; one son, Robert William Bembry; and two daughters, Vallrie Susan Bembry and Sally Marie Bembry.
Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements 850-973-2258.
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